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From Furniture to Privacy: All About Dorm Life
There’s no doubt that one of the most exciting parts of going away to college is living on your own – and for many students, their first introduction to independent living is dorm life! Dorm life can be as challenging as it is exciting – there’s decorating to be done and snacks to be purchased, not to mention roommates to deal with. If you are a student adjusting to dorm life or the parent of someone adjusting to campus living, this section is for you!
Maximizing space in your dorm room, avoiding confrontations with new roommates – there are all kinds of challenges when it comes to adjusting to dorm life. Some students may find it hard to adjust to communal bathrooms. Others headed to college may wonder how they’ll keep their room organized. And still others may want to know who has the best hbcu dorms.
HBCU Lifestyle puts all of that information within reach. Check back often for everything you need to make dorm life as comfortable as can be.
All summer long (and, let’s be honest … maybe longer) you’ve been looking forward to the freedom that college dorm life offers new students. You can stay up late, there are no parents looking over your shoulder and telling you what to do … what could be better? But the reality is that moving away […]
A dorm room food stash is great for when you’re hungry in the middle of the night or the early morning and you’re not in the mood to run to the nearest 24/7 convenience store for some grub. But here’s the thing even if it’s just for snacks, you still have to choose healthy options […]
Petty theft is a distressing thing, especially when it happens inside the dorm. First of all, everyone is a suspect. Second, no one would own up to it, and you’ll lose a lot of precious time trying to figure out who the thief is. Worse, you may feel inclined to do a search, which will […]
Getting ready to start school means organizing your stuff so that you wouldn’t have to when things get hectic. The days are shorter when you have a lot on your plate, and you’ll probably have so little time to organize your things at the end of your day. Keep your stuff organized so that you […]
Your social skills will be put to the test in college, which is why each opportunity to have some privacy is extremely precious. Getting accustomed to living with others, you will learn to identify the small things that give you privacy. If this is close to impossible because you have three other people sharing your […]
There’s something about college that makes you feel sad and alone. It’s the fact that you will be far away from home, family, and friends. Most importantly, you will miss your room which served as your shell for several years. But just because you’re in college doesn’t mean you can’t bring a little of home […]
Not everyone is lucky enough to get a roommate with similar preferences and traits. Even if you have a lot in common with your roommate, you still need to clarify your stand on certain things. Remember, your roommate is going to be sharing your space, which means you have to get along regardless of your […]